Today, the House of Representatives in Washington passed a $ 700 billion dollar bailout of the financial industry. The World's Laura Lynch sums up a week of market-induced fear on the streets and in the bars of London.
The BBC's Zubair Ahmed has the remarkable story of a group of poor women in the Indian city of Mumbai who relied on their cooking skills to create an economic miracle out of the most basic of Indian food items.
President Obama announced his proposed new rules for the U.S. financial industry today. Anchor Marco Werman explores the global implications with Grep Ip, U.S. Economics Editor for The Economist magazine.
A controversial new study out of Yale concludes that people who speak languages without future verb tenses like Chinese are better at preparing for the future than people who use a future tense like in English, French, and Spanish for example.
The Middle East has so far seemed to escape the financial crisis plaguing the rest of the world. As The World's Aaron Schachter reports, this is in large part due to inherent wariness and a banking and real estate boom of its own.